Celebrity Full Names: Actresses - W

by christophershobris | created - 18 Oct 2016 | updated - 21 Oct 2016 | Public

1. Caitlin Wachs

Actress | My Dog Skip

Caitlin Wachs was born on March 15, 1989 in Eugene, Oregon, USA as Caitlin Elizabeth Wachs. She is known for her work on My Dog Skip (2000), Profiler (1996) and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002).

Caitlin Elizabeth Wachs CEW

2. Emily Wachtel

Actress | Regarding Henry

Emily Wachtel is a writer, producer, and actress. Wachtel demonstrated her diversity as originator, co-writer, producer, and actor in her semi-autobiographical feature film Lucky Them starring Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, and Oliver Platt. The film, which was screened and sold at the Toronto...

Emily Ann Wachtel EAW

3. Lindsay Wagner

Actress | The Bionic Woman

Lindsay Wagner makes little distinction between her life as an actress, advocate, mother or author. What unites these various parts is a commitment through her work and her personal life to exploring and advancing human potential.

Lindsay first came to prominence in the critically-acclaimed role of ...

Lindsay Jean Wagner LJW

4. Pauline Wagner

Actress | Up Pops the Duke

Pauline Wagner was born on August 18, 1910 in Shattuck, Oklahoma, USA as Pauline Cynthia Wagner. She is known for her work on Up Pops the Duke (1931), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) and Vivacious Lady (1938). She was married to Alfred J. McCourtney and Mike Lally. She died on May 2, 2014 in Montrose...

Pauline Cynthia Wagner PCW

5. Aesha Waks

Actress | Priceless

Aesha Waks co-starred on an episode of "Gotham," which aired on FOX in 2014. She is an award-winning actress who starred in the motion pictures "Arresting Gena" opposite Sam Rockwell, "The Money Shot" opposite Stephen Lang and worked alongside Jon Cryer in "Went to Coney Island on a Mission from ...

Aesha Hash Waks AHW

6. Hynden Walch

Actress | Adventure Time with Finn & Jake

Hynden Walch was born on February 1, 1971 in Davenport, Iowa. She is an actress and writer known primarily for her work in Adventure Time, Teen Titans, Groundhog Day, and Batman Assault on Arkham. She started her professional acting career on stage at age 11. At 16 she attended the North Carolina ...

Heidi Hynden Walch HHW

7. Katie Walder

Actress | Gilmore Girls

Katie Elizabeth Walder is the youngest of 5 children - 2 brothers and two sisters. She started acting at a young age in musicals and plays in school, and did some print work as a young teen in such magazines as Teen and YM. She went on to study theatre in college, and upon moving to NYC after ...

Katherine Elizabeth Walder KEW

8. Janet Waldo

Actress | The Jetsons

Janet Waldo provided the quintessential voice of the swooning, overly dramatic teenager for numerous generations -- from the 1940s swinging babysitters to the 1960s groovy chick. A bouncy, perennially-youthful brunette, she was born in Grandview, Washington, and began entertaining in church plays ...

Janet Marie Waldo JMW

9. Shawna Waldron

Actress | The American President

Shawna Waldron was born on January 25, 1982 in Glendale, California, USA as Shawna Langill Waldron. She is an actress and producer, known for The American President (1995), Little Giants (1994) and Ladies Man (1999).

Shawna Langill Waldron SLW

10. Abby Walker

Actress | Grandfathered

Abby Walker is an American actress. She grew up in Frankfort, Illinois playing all sports and was a Jr. Olympic volleyball player. After graduating high school a year early and earning international success as a model, Abby made the move to LA to pursue her acting career. She achieved immediate ...

Abigail Pivaronas AP

11. Ally Walker

Actress | Universal Soldier

Ally Walker was born in Tullahoma, Tennessee and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Actress Ally Walker studied biology and chemistry at the University of California Santa Cruz and went on to work for a genetic engineering firm in San Francisco. While spending a semester at Richmond College of the ...

Allene Damian Walker ADW

Patricia Lynn Nelson PLN

13. Dreama Walker

Actress | Compliance

Dreama Walker was born in Tampa, Florida. She graduated from Henry B. Plant High School in 2004 and, in 2006, made her debut on the screen. In 2012, Walker starred as "June", a small town girl with great ambition, on the ABC comedy series Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012), opposite ...

Dreama Elyse Walker DEW

14. Kim Walker

Actress | Heathers

Known for her supporting roles, Kim Walker was an up and coming young actress in Hollywood before retiring from the business in the late 1990s. As a teen she landed a few guest roles in series such as Matlock (1986) and Highway to Heaven (1984) before moving on to supporting roles in feature films ...

Kimberly Anne Walker KAW

15. Nancy Walker

Actress | Rhoda

They say big things often come in small packages, and never was that saying more true than when sizing up the talents of that diminutive dynamo Nancy Walker. Born Anna Myrtle Swoyer in Philadelphia on May 10, 1922, she lived a born-in-a-trunk existence as the daughter of vaudevillian Dewey Barto (...

Anna Myrtle Swoyer AMS

16. Tippy Walker

Actress | The World of Henry Orient

Tippy Walker was born on February 19, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA as Elizabeth Tipton Walker. She is an actress, known for The World of Henry Orient (1964), ABC Stage 67 (1966) and The Jesus Trip (1971).

Elizabeth Tipton Walker ETW

17. Aria Wallace

Actress | iCarly

Aria Wallace was born on November 3, 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. When Aria was only a year-and-a-half, she started showing signs of being a natural "ham." With her uninhibited personality and love for being the center of attention, performing seemed to be her destiny. A referral from a friend landed ...

Aria Summer Wallace ASW

18. Beryl Wallace

Actress | The Woman of the Town

Voluptuous Beryl Wallace was born in Brooklyn, New York, the eldest of nine children of working class Austrian-Jewish émigrés. With her knockout looks and obvious shapeliness, the "Big Apple" beauty naturally gravitated toward an entertainment career and first turned to dancing. She was only a ...

Beatrice Heischuber BH

19. Dee Wallace

Actress | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

This attractive, happy go lucky blonde actress, educated at the University of Kansas and a former ballet soloist, first broke into both TV and cinema screens in the mid 1970s and through her appearances in several well remembered horror and sci-fi films, and Dee quickly gained a cult following ...

Deanna Bowers DB

20. Jean Wallace

Actress | Lancelot and Guinevere

Teenage fashion model and Earl Carroll showgirl Jean Wallace failed in her first bid to break into movies, after MGM discovered that she was only 17, not 19 years old - as she had claimed. Being underage meant that she could only work four hours a day (and with an official tutor) and so her bit in ...

Jean Walasek JW

21. Marcia Wallace

Actress | The Simpsons

Some might have easily doled out the phrase "laughing on the outside, crying on the inside" to describe funny lady Marcia Wallace and her many uphill battles, in both life and career, over the past three-and-a-half decades, but the carrot-cropped comedienne, with the ever-toothy smile, remains ...

Marcia Karen Wallace MKW

22. Rheagan Wallace

Actress | Forever

Courtney Rheagan Wallace was born to Rodney and Silvia Wallace on June 9, 1987 in Dallas, Texas.

From the time she learned to walk and talk, Rheagan exhibited all the signs of a true entertainer; putting on "plays" in her living room in front of the family camcorder, doing impressions, and reciting ...

Courtney Rheagan Wallace CRW

23. Kate Walsh

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Kate Walsh was born in San Jose, California, on October 13, 1967. She grew up partly in San Jose and partly in Tucson, Arizona, later attending the University of Arizona, where she got involved in regional theater. She later moved to Chicago where she began working with the Piven Theatre Workshop ...

Kathleen Erin Walsh KEW

24. Katherine Walsh

Actress | The Chase

Actress, born in Northern Kentucky on April 11, 1947. The first born daughter out of five children born to Thomas and Martha Katherine Walsh. From the moment of birth, Kathy was not only beautiful and brilliant, but she had a confidence unlike that of most newborns. She was exceptionally talented ...

Katherine Victoria Walsh KVW

25. Laurie Walters

Actress | Columbo

Slim, pretty, and appealing brunette Laurie Walters was born on January 8, 1947 in San Francisco, California. Laurie enrolled in Humboldt State College and originally planned on majoring in wildlife conservation. Walters switched to theater and briefly attended UC Santa Barbara. She then moved to ...

Laurie Jean Walters LJW

26. Linda Wang

Tropic Thunder

Linda Wang was born in Queens, New York, USA as Linda Hsien Wang. She is known for her work on Tropic Thunder (2008), The Hard Ride and Low Down (2014).

Linda Hsien Wang LHW

27. B.J. Ward

Actress | G.I. Joe

B.J. Ward was born on September 16, 1944 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Betty Jean Ward. She is an actress, known for G.I. Joe (1985), Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase (2001) and G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987). She was previously married to Gordon Hunt and Donn Trenner.

Betty Jean Ward BJW

28. Fannie Ward

Actress | The Cheat

Fannie Ward was a star of light comedies on Broadway and in vaudeville. Internationally famous, she was at the height of her career in the first decade of the 20th century. She debuted on Broadway at 19 in "Pippino" (1890). She went on to starring roles in "The Marriage of William Ashe", "Madam ...

Fannie Buchanan FB

29. Maitland Ward

Actress | White Chicks

Maitland Ward (born Ashley Maitland Welkos, on February 3, 1977 in Long Beach, California). She began her career as "Jessica Forrester" on The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), where she appeared for three years. From there, she guest-starred on Home Improvement (1991).

Maitland is also well-known as "...

Ashley Maitland Welkos AMW

30. Megan Ward

Actress | Dark Skies

Megan Ward was born on September 24, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Megan Marie Ward. She is an actress, known for Dark Skies (1996), Arcade (1993) and Encino Man (1992). She has been married to Michael Shore since July 29, 1995. They have two children.

Megan Marie Ward MMW

31. Sela Ward

Actress | Independence Day: Resurgence

Hallelujah for Sela. Everyone's favorite "Sister" was born Sela Ann Ward, on July 11, 1956, in Meridian, Mississippi. Sela's parents were Annie Kate (Boswell) and Granberry Holland Ward, Jr., an electrical engineer; the three younger children in the family are Jenna (1957), Berry (1959) and Brock (...

Sela Ann Ward SAW

32. Marsha Warfield

Actress | Night Court

Marsha Warfield was born on March 5, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Marsha Francine Warfield. She is an actress, known for Night Court (1984), D.C. Cab (1983) and Empty Nest (1988).

Marsha Francine Warfield MFW

33. Julie Warner

Actress | Tommy Boy

Julie grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her father, Neil Warner, was a musical arranger, who wrote jingles for products such as Tic-Tacs and Fig Newtons. Her mother, Naomi, is a freelance book agent. A 10-years younger brother, James, works for the New York City Parks Department. At 12, ...

Juliet Mia Warner JMW

34. Kiersten Warren

Actress | Bicentennial Man

Kiersten Warren is most known for the films Independence Day, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, 13 Going on 30, Astronaut Farmer and Bicentennial Man as well as the television series Saved By The Bell: The College Years, Life Goes On and Desperate Housewives. She played the role of 'Nora' in ...

Kiersten Nicolla Dale Warren KNDW

35. Ruth Warrick

Actress | Citizen Kane

Reedy and regal actress Ruth Warrick will be remembered for two names and two names alone. In films, she will indelibly be referred to as the castoff first "Mrs. Citizen Kane," and on TV she will forever be synonymous with her character of Phoebe Tyler Wallingford, the obnoxiously wealthy, ...

Ruth Elizabeth Warrick REW

36. Fredi Washington

Actress | Imitation of Life

Fredi Washington was a pioneering African-American actress whose fair skin and green eyes often were impediments to her showing her extraordinary acting skills. Her talent was often overlooked because of people's obsession with her race and color. In the few films in which she acted her enormous ...

Fredericka Carolyn Washington FCW

37. Kerry Washington

Actress | Django Unchained

Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Kerry Marisa Washington. She is an actress and producer, known for Django Unchained (2012), Scandal (2012) and Save the Last Dance (2001). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They ...

Kerry Marisa Washington KMW

38. Katherine Waterston

Actress | Inherent Vice

Katherine Waterston is an American actress. She is best known for Inherent Vice (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Alien: Covenant (2017).

Waterston made her feature film debut in Michael Clayton (2007). She also had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank (2012), ...

Katherine Boyer Waterston KBW

39. Linda Watkins

Actress | From Hell It Came

Linda Watkins was born on May 23, 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for From Hell It Came (1957), Good Neighbor Sam (1964) and Route 66 (1960). She was married to Gabriel Hess. She died on October 31, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Linda Mathews Watkins LMW

40. Michaela Watkins

Actress | Wanderlust

Michaela is currently a main company member of The Groundlings in Los Angeles.

Before moving to Los Angeles, Michaela pursued a life in regional theater.

She received her BFA from Boston University School For the Arts.

Her father is a math professor at Syracuse University, and her mother teaches Latin...

Michaela Suzanne Watkins MSW

41. Cynthia Watros

Actress | The Guiding Light

Cynthia Watros was born on September 2, 1968 in Lake Orion, Michigan, USA as Cynthia Michele Watros. She is an actress, known for Guiding Light (1952), Titus (2000) and Video Game High School (2012). She has been married to Curtis "Curt" Gilliland since 1996. They have two children.

Cynthia Michele Watros CMW

42. Vernee Watson

Actress | Christmas with the Kranks

Vernee Watson was born on January 14, 1954 in North Trenton, New Jersey, USA as Vernee Christell Watson. She is an actress, known for Christmas with the Kranks (2004), The Kid (2000) and Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993). She was previously married to Van Johnson and Joe Duckett.

Vernee Christell Watson VCW

43. Angela Watson

Actress | Step by Step

Born in Illinois and moved to Florida for several years, before coming to Los Angeles; Angela Watson began professionally performing at the age of 8, winning over 200 awards for her singing and dancing talents, plus acting in a string of national television commercials.

Angela quickly caught the ...

Angela Christine Watson ACW

44. Debbie Watson

Actress | Munster, Go Home!

Debbie Watson is the ideal perky teenager of the 1960s, who started when she became one of the hopefuls of Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour (1948) in 1963 and, the following year, she starred as "Karen Scott" in Karen (1964) on "90 Bristol Court" (1964) and, after that, she's the 3rd and ...

Deborah Lynn Watson DLW

45. Kim Wayans

Actress | In Living Color

Kim Wayans was born on October 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Kim N. Wayans. She is an actress and writer, known for In Living Color (1990), My Wife and Kids (2001) and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996). She is married to Kevin Knotts.

Kimberly Nicole Wayans KNW

46. Theresa Wayman

Actress | The Rules of Attraction

Theresa Wayman is an actress, known for The Rules of Attraction (2002), Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010) and Bottom of the World (2017).

Theresa Becker Wayman TBW

47. Kellie Waymire

Actress | Enterprise

Received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and graduated in 1993 from University of California at San Diego with a Masters of Fine Arts.

Suzanne Kellie Waymire SKW

48. Nina Wayne

Actress | The Night Strangler

Nina Wayne was born on September 18, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Nina Rae Wayne. She is an actress, known for The Night Strangler (1973), Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) and Camp Runamuck (1965). She was previously married to David L. Wheeler.

Nina Rae Wayne NRW

49. Chris Weatherhead

Actress | All for Liberty

Chris Weatherhead was born and raised in California, and trained with Brewster Mason of the Royal Shakespeare Company at UC Irvine and in London, and also in New York with Michael Shurtleff and Warren Robertson. She became a leading lady in the American theatre in 1971 at the American Conservatory ...

Christine Anne Weatherhead CAW

50. Shawn Weatherly

Actress | Police Academy 3: Back in Training

Shawn Weatherly was born on July 24, 1959 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Shawn Nichols Weatherly. She is an actress, known for Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986), Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998) and Shadowzone (1990). She has been married to Chip Harris since 1994. They have two children.

Shawn Nichols Weatherly SNW

51. Sigourney Weaver

Actress | Avatar

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth ...

Susan Alexandra Weaver SAW

52. Haley Webb

Actress | Teen Wolf

Haley Vianne Webb was born in Fairfax, Virginia and moved to Southern California in her teens. She began acting professionally at 15 and in 2011 founded production company Legion of Horribles through which she directs, produces, and acts. She resides in Los Angeles and is married to photographer ...

Haley Vianne Webb HVW

53. Jane Webb

Actress | The Batman/Superman Hour

Jane Webb was born on August 13, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Batman/Superman Hour (1968), The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972) and Treasure Island (1973). She died on March 29, 2010 in Green Valley, Arizona, USA.

Jane Webb Edwards JWE

54. Amy Weber

Actress | Transmorphers

Amy Weber was born on July 2, 1970 in Peoria, Illinois, USA as Amy Marie Weber. She is an actress and producer, known for Transmorphers (2007), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and Unbeatable Harold (2006). She has been married to David Dginger since May 17, 2008. They have two children.

Amy Marie Weber AMW

55. Holly Weber

Actress | Supergator

Holly Weber is an actress, known for Supergator (2007), The 11th Hour (1995) and Tender Loving Care (1998).

Holly Elizabeth Weber HEW

56. Leyna Weber

Actress | Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Leyna Weber was born in Long Island, New York, USA as Leyna Juliet Weber. She is an actress and producer, known for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002), Taboo (2008) and Speeding Ticket (2008).

Leyna Juliet Weber LJW

57. Lois Weber

Director | Suspense

Lois Weber, who had been a street-corner evangelist before entering motion pictures in 1905, became the first American woman movie director of note, and a major one at that. Herbert Blaché, the husband of Frenchwoman Alice Guy, the first woman to direct a motion picture (and arguably, the first ...

Florence Lois Weber FLW

58. Mimi Weddell

Actress | Student Bodies

Mimi Weddell was born on February 15, 1915 in Williston, North Dakota, USA as Marion Louise Rogers. She was an actress, known for Student Bodies (1981), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) and The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985). She was married to Richard Quentin Weddell and Paul Mackey Collins. She died ...

Marion Rogers Weddell MRW

59. Ann Wedgeworth

Actress | Sweet Dreams

Ann Wedgeworth was born January 21, 1934 in Abilene, Texas to Cortus and Elizabeth Wedgeworth, she graduated from from Highland Park High School in University Park, and later graduated from the University of Texas in 1957. After graduation, Ann moved to New York City and auditioned several times ...

Elizabeth Ann Wedgeworth EAW

60. Barbara Weeks

Actress | The Violent Years

Barbara Weeks was born on July 4, 1913 in Somerset, Massachusetts, USA as Sue Kingsley. She was an actress, known for The Violent Years (1956), White Eagle (1932) and Two-Fisted Sheriff (1937). She was married to William Cox, Lewis Parker and Big Boy Williams. She died on June 24, 2003 in Las Vegas...

Sue Barbara Kingsley SBK

61. Virginia Weidler

Actress | The Philadelphia Story

Delightful child/juvenile actress Virginia Weidler (her friends called her "Ginny") had that knowing gleam in her eye that usually spelled trouble in one form or another for anyone at arm's reach. She was born in Eagle Rock, California in 1926, one of the six children of former Wagnerian opera ...

Virginia Anna Adeleide Weidler VAAW

62. Teri Weigel

Actress | Predator 2

Teri Weigel was born on February 24, 1962 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Teresa Susan Weigel. She is an actress, known for Predator 2 (1990), Savage Beach (1989) and The Banker (1989). She was previously married to Murrill Maglio.

Teresa Susan Weigel TSW

63. Liza Weil

Actress | Gilmore Girls

Liza Weil's childhood was spent traveling around the world with her parents, who were members of The Mad House of London, a prestigious comedy troupe known throughout Europe. At the age of 7, Liza's family settled in a small town in Pennsylvania, and soon after, she began performing in local ...

Liza Rebecca Weil LRW

64. Elisabeth Welch

Actress | Big Fella

In British films of the 1930s and 1940s, American-born singer Elisabeth Welch made several memorable guest appearances in cabaret sequences, and starred opposite Paul Robeson in two features. Sophisticated, glamorous and charming, her appearances were a refreshing departure from the stereotype of ...

Elisabeth Margaret Welch EMW

65. Raquel Welch

Actress | The Three Musketeers

A new reigning 1960s international sex symbol took to the cinematic throne as soon as Raquel Welch emerged from the sea in her purposely depleted, furry prehistoric bikini. Tantalizingly wet with her garb clinging to all the right amazonian places, One Million Years B.C. (1966), if nothing else, ...

Jo Raquel Tejada JRT

66. Tahnee Welch

Actress | Cocoon

Tahnee Welch was born in 1961 in San Diego, California, daughter of father James Welch and mother Raquel Tejada (actress Raquel Welch), and the younger sister of Damon Welch. Most of her childhood was spent between Spain, England and Italy, returning to an all-girls school in the United States.

At ...

Latanne Rene Welch LRW

67. Tuesday Weld

Actress | Once Upon a Time in America

Susan Ker Weld was born on August 27, 1943 (Friday), in New York City. When her father, Lathrop Motley Weld, died three years later at the age of 49, the cute little girl, whose name by then had somehow been transmogrified into "Tuesday", took over the role of the family breadwinner, which included...

Susan Ker Weld SKW

68. Joan Weldon

Actress | Them!

A blue-eyed, chestnut-haired beauty, Joan Weldon trained to be a singer, and made her professional debut as a member of the San Francisco Opera Company. While appearing with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Company, she came to the attention of Warner Brothers, who took her out of grand opera and ...

Joan Louise Welton JLW

69. Valerie Wellington

Actress | Great Balls of Fire!

Valerie Wellington was born on November 14, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Valerie Eileen Hall. She was an actress, known for Great Balls of Fire! (1989) and Survivors: The Blues Today (1984). She died on January 2, 1993 in Maywood, Illinois.

Valerie Eileen Hall VEH

70. Claudia Wells

Actress | Back to the Future

Claudia Wells was born on July 5, 1966 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as Claudia Grace Wells. She is an actress, known for Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 4, Double Visions (2011) and Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 3, Citizen Brown (2011).

Claudia Grace Wells CGW

71. Pat Welsh

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Pat Welsh was born on February 11, 1915 in San Francisco, California, USA as Patricia Anderson Carroll. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and Waterloo Bridge (1940). She was married to Tom Welsh. She died on January 26...

Patricia Anderson Carroll PAC

72. Alexandra Wentworth

Actress | It's Complicated

Alexandra Wentworth was born on January 12, 1965 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Alexandra Elliott Wentworth. She is an actress and writer, known for It's Complicated (2009), Jerry Maguire (1996) and Nightcap (2016). She has been married to George Stephanopoulos since November 20, 2001....

Alexandra Elliott Wentworth AEW

73. Martha Wentworth

Actress | One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Martha Wentworth was born on June 2, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA as Verna Martha Wentworth. She was an actress, known for 101 Dalmatians (1961), The Sword in the Stone (1963) and The Stranger (1946). She was married to Albert Stuart Otto. She died on March 8, 1974 in Sherman Oaks, ...

Verna Martha Wentworth VMW

74. Barbara Werle

Actress | Battle of the Bulge

Barbara Werle was born on October 6, 1928 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Barbara May Theresa Werle. She was an actress, known for Battle of the Bulge (1965), Seconds (1966) and Charro! (1969). She was married to John Branca. She died on January 1, 2013 in Carlsbad, California, USA.

Barbara May Theresa Werle BMTW

75. Mae West

Actress | I'm No Angel

Mae West was born in Queens, New York, to "Battling Jack" West and Matilda Doelger. She began her career as a child star in vaudeville, and later went on to write her own plays, including "SEX", for which she was arrested. Though her first movie role was a small part in Night After Night (1932), ...

Mary Jane West MJW

76. Natalie West

Actress | Nate and Margaret

Since the early 1980s, West has acted in numerous Chicago playhouses, including the Goodman, Northlight, and Steppenwolf; she is an active ensemble member of A Red Orchid Theater, regularly appearing in the theater's productions, and winning multiple awards for her work. On-screen, she is best ...

Natalie Neal West NNW

77. Helen Westcott

Actress | Adventures of Don Juan

Born January 1, 1928, to acting parents, Helen Westcott's show biz career began at the ripe old age of 4 when she performed on stage with her vaudevillian mother who played piano and drums. Her father was handsome Warner Bros. actor Gordon Westcott who appeared in second leads opposite a number of ...

Myrthas Helen Hickman MHH

78. Helen Westley

Actress | Show Boat

Although she could on a rare occasion display a bit of kindness, or at least some kind of grouchy benevolence, Helen Westley had few peers on stage or film when it came to outright unpleasantness. A stern, indomitable presence, her characters offered unsolicited advice to anyone and everyone within...

Henrietta Remsen Meserole Manney HRMM

79. Nydia Westman

Actress | The Cat and the Canary

This adorable character actress tended to play older than she really was on stage, screen and TV. Petite and quite pretty in her youth, Nydia Westman was born in 1902 to vaudevillian parents, actor-composer Theodore Westman and actress-playwright Lily Wren, and was thrust into the limelight at an ...

Nydia Eileen Westman NEW

80. Riley Weston

Actress | Before I Go

Riley Weston was born on August 26, 1966 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Kimberlee Seaman. She is an actress and writer, known for Before I Go, Damaged (2014) and Always and Forever (2009).

Riley Elizabeth Weston REW

81. Merritt Wever

Actress | Signs

Merritt Wever grew up in downtown New York and has been acting since she was very young. She graduated from LaGuardia High School and then attended Sarah Lawrence College. She was raised by her mother to be politically progressive. When not acting or protesting, Merritt enjoys spending time with ...

Merritt Carmen Wever MCW

82. Jillian Wheeler

Actress | The Legend of Lucy Keyes

Jillian is a talented young actress with many film, theater and voice-over credits. She began acting when she was seven years old, playing the part of Molly in the musical "Annie". Since then, this New Hampshire native has acted in numerous films and plays including "The Mandrake Root" with Lynn ...

Jillian Lee Wheeler JLW

83. Joan Wheeler

Actress | Twenty Million Sweethearts

Joan Wheeler was born on January 8, 1913 in Palo Alto, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934), Smarty (1934) and The Merry Frinks (1934). She was married to William Challee and Morris Ankrum. She died on December 20, 2001 in Los Angeles, California.

Joan Wheeler Ankrum JWA

84. Maggie Wheeler

Actress | The Parent Trap

Maggie Wheeler was born on August 7, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Margaret Emily Jakobson. She is an actress, known for The Parent Trap (1998), Friends (1994) and Holiday Hostage (2018). She has been married to Daniel Borden Wheeler since October 20, 1990. They have two children.

Margaret Emily Jakobson MEJ

85. Shannon Whirry

Actress | Middle Men

Shannon Whirry is not just a talented actress with girl-next-door looks, she captured a generation of viewers' imaginations by wishing that she actually was the girl-next-door.

Born in Green Lake County, Wisconsin, Whirry graduated from high school and packed her bags for New York. She trained at ...

Shannon Meta Whirry SMW

86. Betty White

Actress | The Proposal

Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.

Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic ...

Betty Marion White BMW

87. Pearl White

Actress | The Perils of Pauline

Born on her father's farm in Green Ridge, Missouri, the youngest of five children. Moved with her family to Springfield, Missouri, where she grew up. Joined the Diemer Theatre Company during her second year of high school, and went on the road with a touring stock company at age 18, in 1907. Signed...

Pearl Fay White PFW

88. Ruth White

Actress | To Kill a Mockingbird

Ruth White was born on April 24, 1914 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA as Ruth Patricia White. She was an actress, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Midnight Cowboy (1969) and Hang 'Em High (1968). She died on December 3, 1969 in Perth Amboy.

Ruth Patricia White RPW

89. Kym Whitley

Actress | Rango

Kym Whitley was born on June 7, 1961 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA as Kym Elizabeth Whitley. She is an actress and director, known for Rango (2011) and Fist Fight (2017).

Kym Elizabeth Whitley KEW

90. Mae Whitman

Actress | The Duff

Mae was born in Los Angeles, California to Pat Musick, a voice artist, and Jeffrey Whitman, a personal manager and set construction coordinator. She began her career with a voice-over for a Tyson Chicken commercial. Whitman attended Ribét Academy, a private preparatory school in Los Angeles.

Whitman...

Mae Margaret Whitman MMW

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92. Mary Wickes

Actress | Sister Act

From the grand old school of wisecracking, loud and lanky Mary Wickes had few peers while forging a career as a salty scene-stealer. Her abrupt, tell-it-like-it-is demeanor made her a consistent audience favorite on every medium for over six decades. She was particularly adroit in film parts that ...

Mary Isabella Wickenhauser MIW

93. Kathleen Widdoes

Actress | As the World Turns

Quite distinctive with her dark hollow eyes, sharp ethnic looks and frizzy head of hair, veteran stage actress Kathleen Widdoes began her career enacting delicate but vibrant classical heroines. In later years, she gained significant visibility on TV, particularly as an emotive, but well-meaning ...

Kathleen Effie Widdoes KEW

94. Lynda Wiesmeier

Actress | Real Genius

Lynda Wiesmeier was born on May 30, 1963 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She was an actress, known for Real Genius (1985), Teen Wolf (1985) and Wheels of Fire (1985). She died on December 16, 2012 in Ramona, California, USA.

Lynda Ann Wiesmeier LAW

95. Dianne Wiest

Actress | Hannah and Her Sisters

One of three children (she has two brothers, Greg and Don), Dianne Wiest was born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Her mother, Anne Stewart (Keddie), was a nurse from Auchtermuchty, Scotland, and her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and social worker who was born in Pennsylvania, of ...

Dianne Evelyn Wiest DEW

96. Kristen Wiig

Actress | Bridesmaids

Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before ...

Kristen Carroll Wiig KCW

97. Olivia Wilde

Actress | Tron

Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern day renaissance woman, starring in many acclaimed film productions, while simultaneously giving back to the community.

She was born on March 10, 1984 in New York City. Her parents are Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn. Her ...

Olivia Jane Cockburn OJC

98. Patricia Wilder

Actress | On Again-Off Again

Patricia Wilder was born on September 8, 1913 in Macon, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for On Again-Off Again (1937), Speed (1936) and Little Miss Broadway (1938). She died on August 11, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA.

Patricia Anne Wilder PAW

99. Samira Wiley

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Samira Wiley was born as Samira Denise Wiley. She is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Sitter (2011) and The Handmaid's Tale (2017). She has been married to Lauren Morelli since March 25, 2017.

Samira Denise Wiley SDW

100. Lisa Wilhoit

Actress | My So-Called Life

Lisa Wilhoit started acting at the age of 10 when a casting director discovered her during a gymnastics class. She was instantly intrigued when she was cast in a stunt role for the movie "Hook", playing a young Julia Roberts. Lisa made her TV series debut as Danielle Chase, the attention seeking ...

Lisa Marie Wilhoit LMW



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